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Wansack named Southeast commercial account manager for Vitro Architectural Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that Sarah Wansack has been appointed as commercial account manager for the Southeast region. “Sarah is a results-driven, highly motivated engineer with a solid background in new business development,” said Dan Stipetich, sales director, eastern region, Vitro Architectural Glass. “She brings 20 years of industry experience and is a strong team leader with solid account management and client relation skills.”

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In Memoriam: Edward K. Rice

Edward K. Rice, founder and Honorary Chairman of CTS Cement Manufacturing Co, passed away May 9 in his Los Angeles home. Ed’s innovative work on cement and concrete led him to receive many industry awards. In 2013, he received an Honorary Membership in the ASTM C01 Committee on Cement. He was a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Fellow and Honorary Member of the American Concrete Institute. He was elected as an inaugural member of the Hall of Fame of the Post-Tensioning Institute (Legends of Post-Tensioning) in 2005.

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Tubelite names Jim Hughes as client development manager for Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C

Tubelite Inc. has named Jim Hughes as client development manager serving the market in Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. He reports directly to Tubelite’s regional sales manager, Patrick Daniels. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

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Barrington 220 School District to update learning environments

DLR Group is partnering with Barrington 220 School District in Illinois to update learning environments and improve safety and security measures at its 12 school facilities. Located approximately 35 miles northwest of Chicago, the district serves nearly 9,000 students in grades pre-K through 12. Enhancements include new instructional spaces at all elementary schools for STEM education and students with special needs, new classrooms at both middle schools, and an addition at Barrington High School.

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Hoefer Wysocki expands healthcare leadership team

Hoefer Wysocki announces that Will Chmylak, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has joined the firm, bringing more than 25 years of experience in the design of healthcare, science and technology facilities. “We’re thrilled to expand our healthcare leadership team,” explains CEO and Founding Partner Mitch Hoefer, AIA, NCARB. “We’re continuously learning new ways to serve our clients. Will’s brain trust will benefit our clients as well as our growing team.”

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DLR Group welcomes workplace leader in Chicago

Josh Tremblay, IIDA has joined DLR Group as a principal and leader in the Workplace Studio. Based in Chicago, Tremblay is responsible for collaborating with workplace clients and design teams to deliver solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of the industry.

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YKK AP America appoints Yassir Chbouki as controller

YKK AP America has appointed Yassir Chbouki to the position of controller. He will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality of internal efficiencies and integrity in YKK AP’s financial reporting. Chbouki will report to Toby Gould, vice president of finance.

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Architects design pavilion with red petal facade. Overlapping shingles are composed of Alucobond Spectra Red tiles featuring a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat. Photo credit: Keith Panel Systems

Architects design pavilion with red petal facade. Overlapping shingles are composed of Alucobond Spectra Red tiles featuring a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat. Photo credit: Keith Panel Systems

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